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Cajun Rice

Cajun Rice

Sprinkled with red jalapenos, onions, tomatoes, green peppers and mushrooms, this hearty rice dish offers wonderfully balanced Cajun flavor. Serve on its own, with meat or seafood - or with a rich roux sauce for a more authentic flair.

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Frontier Organic Allspice Powder
  • 1 Frontier Whole Chipotle Chili Pepper
  • 1 cup Frontier Organic Minced Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Frontier Organic Minced Garlic
  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 3 teaspoons oil
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese

Instructions

  1. In medium saucepan, stir together rice and tomatoes. Bring to boiling. Cover and cook over low heat until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. In skillet over medium heat, cook chicken livers in 1 tablespoon of butter until tender but not brown, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Beat 1 egg. Stir in cooked rice and livers. Press mixture onto bottom and up sides of greased 9-inch pie plate, forming thick edge around rim.
  4. In same skillet cook celery, green pepper, and onion in remaining butter until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle into rice crust.
  5. Beat together remaining eggs, milk, and seasonings. Pour over vegetables.
  6. Bake in preheated 375 degrees F oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 30 to 40 minutes.
  7. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Frontier Co-op